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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 8/8] crypto/testmgr: Allocate only the required output size for hash tests
On Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 11:47 PM, Herbert Xu
<herbert@gondor.apana.org.au> wrote:
> Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org> wrote:
>> There are some hashes (e.g. sha224) that have some internal trickery
>> to make sure that only the correct number of output bytes are
>> generated. If something goes wrong, they could potentially overrun
>> the output buffer.
>>
>> Make the test more robust by allocating only enough space for the
>> correct output size so that memory debugging will catch the error if
>> the output is overrun.
>>
>> Tested by intentionally breaking sha224 to output all 256
>> internally-generated bits while running on KASAN.
>>
>> Cc: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>
>> Cc: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
>> Signed-off-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
>
> This patch doesn't seem to depend on anything else in the series.
> Do you want me to take it separately?

Yes, please. Its only relation to the rest of the series is that I
wanted to make sure that I didn't mess up sha224's finalization code.

--Andy

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